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The National Symbol of the US: Bald Eagle Facts

Bald eagles are carnivorous birds found in North America. They have become famous as being the national bird of the United States. Here are a few bald eagle facts you should know about these gorgeous prey birds. Some basic bald eagle facts Bald eagles, known as Haliaeetus leucocephalus for scientists is a relatively big prey bird. Its body is 34 to 43 in with a wingspan of 6 to 8 ft. It weights between 6.5 and 14 lbs. Its life expectancy in the wild is up to 28 years. Bald eagles are not currently on the endangered species list and haven’t been since 2007. The bald eagle with its snowy-feathered head and white tail is really difficult to miss. I […]

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Favourite Pet Parrot: the Budgerigar

My very first pet was a happy budgerigar couple. I will remember their livid feathers and sweet chirping for ever.  As any parrot, they were one of the best pets possible. Why are budgerigars and most parrot species such great companions? Well, they don’t smell, don’t need too much space and they can be kept in the house. A few words about parrot keeping If you’d like to have a parrot and it is going to be your family’s very first pet, you should probably start with a less sensitive species. You could get a budgerigar or a nymph parrot, for instance.  They are both endemic to Australia but are more and more widely spread as pets all around the […]

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How long can you leave your pet alone?

Have you ever wondered how long you can leave your pet alone at home for? After how long does it start to affect him? Well, it definitely depends on the species, so read up here on your favourite pet’s needs. Even with enough food and water, most of the companion animal species are social creatures, so they can’t go for too long without their owners. 1. Dogs As social as dogs are, they definitely can’t take to be alone for too long. Left alone, they will end up eating all their food in a short time and then just starve. Moreover, adult dogs need to be taken out for a walk at least twice daily. In the case of puppies […]

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First 3 Duckling Care Steps

Ducklings, as any other recently hatched or newborn animals, need a warm home in a safe environment and food. These will help them to grow big and healthy. Here are a few duckling care steps to follow to have some strong, happy ducklings. Duckling Care Step #1: Give them a Home 24 hours after having hatched, your little ducklings are ready to move into their new home. Give them a box or terrarium and they will be perfectly happy. They need heat, so isolation is quite important; don’t choose a box with too many holes in it. Pad the box with some wood or an old towel. Avoid using slippery materials such as newspaper or plastic surfaces. Your ducklings are […]

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